Articles Mentioning Whistler Hotels

The Best Places to Go Zip-Lining in the World

John Y. Can/Flickr While zip lines are often associated with military boot camps, the aerial runways are typically used by thrill-seeking vacationers these days. Folks choose to soar above trees and fly over beaches to feel like a superhero for a few minutes. And while the jolt of adrenalin may not be enough to plan…

Hit the Slopes: Where to Ski in Canada

Just what makes a ski and snowboarding destination popular? Towering mountains, fresh powder, and a vibrant apres-ski scene, to name a few. Canada, which has already earned a reputation for its diehard hockey fans, breathtaking coast-to-coast scenery, and delicious maple syrup, delivers on all three points — and offers much more. Ahead, we rounded up…

Top 6 Destinations Out West to Visit This Fall

Fall typically conjures images of New England getaways, packed with apple picking, snuggly sweaters, pumpkin-flavored treats, cozying up by the fire, and strolling among the changing leaves. But the East Coast isn’t the only area that gets to have all the fun. In fact, there are plenty of destinations out West that are perfect for…

8 Last-Minute MLK Ski Trips You Can Still Take

Monday marks Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, when many parades, rallies, and events will take place to honor the civil rights activist. But if you’re already itching for your next getaway, the three-day weekend is a great opportunity to head to the slopes. Since North America is packed with ski towns, a couple days of…

8 Winter Getaways That Make for Perfect (And Inexpensive) Summer Escapes

The Caribbean, the West Coast, and North America’s ski resorts…. During the winter months, these spots are bustling with tourists who are either looking to escape the cold, or are seeking it out for that fresh powder. But summer months see their crowds dispersing for destinations like the beaches of the East Coast, Europe, and…

North America’s Best Ski Resorts, Ranked

Calling all snow bunnies! For some people (admittedly, not me) winter isn’t the time to flee down to Florida or the Caribbean for some sun and sand, but rather it’s finally the season when they can hit the slopes. When deciding on a destination, it’s no secret that the best skiing in the U.S. is…

The 10 Happiest Countries in the World

We’re pretty happy just about anytime we go on vacation, but some destinations just feel happier than others. Why? Well, because they are! For the past several years, the UN has released an annual World Happiness Report, which gives countries around the world a score between zero and 10 on a happiness scale; factors that…

7 Best Gay Festivals Beyond the Summer

June’s LGBT Pride celebrations are long gone and beach season is coming to a rapid close. So that unfortunately means that gay-friendly destinations such as Provincetown, Fire Island, and others across the country will soon go into hibernation for the winter…but don’t panic! These seven LGBT festivals can cure even the worst case of Seasonal…